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26 Marvelous Regional Words We Should All Start Using

God bless the wonderful dialects of Britain. Click beneath each word to reveal its meaning.

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    One who has no sense. A fool.

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    The best

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    Unattractive

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    To be in stitches. Having a fit of laughter.

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    Crooked

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    Let's have a look

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    A person who moans and whinges a lot

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    See-saw

    See-saw
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    To play truant

    To play truant
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    Slippers

    Slippers
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    Ladybird

    Ladybird
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    Snail

    Snail
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    A bit weedy, being cold when you shouldn’t be

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    To die

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    Skin that has become wrinkled from being in the bath too long

    Skin that has become wrinkled from being in the bath too long
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    You idiot

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    Give it some welly. Hit it harder.

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    Crying

    Crying
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    Tired

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    Ugly (as in 'butt ugly')

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    Chewing gum

    Chewing gum
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    The end is nigh

    The end is nigh
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    Caterpillar

    Caterpillar
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    Daddy long legs

    Daddy long legs
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    Smelly, disgusting

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    To have a bad tempered or nasty look on one's face

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